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Study of a Garden Sculpture: Leda?

Artist:
Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (Italian, Venice 1727–1804 Venice)
Date:
1727–1804
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over traces of black chalk
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 1/16 x 5 3/8 in. (25.5 x 13.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert Lehman, 1941
Accession Number:
41.187.5
Not on view
Signature: Signed in pen and brown ink at lower right, "Domo. Tiepolo f".

Marking: Collector's mark at upper right (Lugt Supp. 1171b). Cropped watermark.
Luigi Grassi (Italian, died 1937); Sotheby's, London, May, 13, 1924, probably no. 129.; Robert Lehman
James Byam Shaw "The Biron Collection of Venetian Eighteenth-Century Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." The Metropolitan Museum Journal. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 3, New York, 1971, p. 246, note 23.

James Byam Shaw and George Knox The Robert Lehman Collection, vol. VI, Italian Eighteenth Century Drawings. vol. 6, New York, 1987, cat. no. no. 136, p. 166.

Jacob Bean, William M. Griswold 18th Century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, cat. no. 247, fig. no. 55, p. 252, ill.

Linda Wolk-Simon "Domenico Tiepolo. Drawings, Prints, and Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art." the Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 54, no. 3, New York, Winter 1996-1997, fig. no. 74, p. 49, ill.



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